Re: Wierd passwd problem
yupe, that seems to be the reason.. thx man!
Friday, December 5, 2003, 8:57:50 PM, you wrote:
FE> Hello Derek!
FE> On Fri, Dec 05, 2003 at 04:44:44PM +0800, Derek Chew En-Hock wrote:
>> I got a particular weird passwd problem with one particular debian
>> machine that I am using... apparently, whether you input a password
>> with a special character, the system still thinks its the
>> same as the password without the special character...
>> for example, if my password is testing123$
>> the system would actually allow a valid login with either testing123
>> or testing123$ as the valid password!
FE> Is it really the special character, or rather something along of not
FE> having md5 enabled and thus being limited to eight characters. See
FE> for details.